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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.78
KATE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. KATE: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KATE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.78
Equity to Asset 0.31
KATE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. KATE: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KATE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.37  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.31
-0.37
0.78
Interest Coverage 6.76
KATE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 34.32 vs. KATE: 6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KATE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.57 Max: 10.2
Current: 6.76
0.43
10.2
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.71
M-Score: -2.62
WACC vs ROIC
10.51%
35.15%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 10.59
KATE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.29 vs. KATE: 10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KATE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.41  Med: -5.19 Max: 7.92
Current: 10.59
-18.41
7.92
Net-margin (%) 7.86
KATE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. KATE: 7.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KATE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.89  Med: -9.44 Max: 13.98
Current: 7.86
-23.89
13.98
ROE (%) 44.14
KATE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. KATE: 44.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KATE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -261.43  Med: -20.45 Max: 190.46
Current: 44.14
-261.43
190.46
ROA (%) 10.83
KATE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. KATE: 10.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KATE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.79  Med: -9.53 Max: 16.72
Current: 10.83
-36.79
16.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.71
KATE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. KATE: 53.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.08  Med: -11.92 Max: 32.06
Current: 53.71
-64.08
32.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 24.80
KATE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. KATE: 24.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.7  Med: 4 Max: 24.8
Current: 24.8
-45.7
24.8
» KATE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-05)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Burbank 1,875,625 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,231,931 sh (-2.35%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 274,100 sh (-4.63%)
John Griffin 1,850,000 sh (-25.10%)
Chase Coleman 3,125,000 sh (-49.60%)
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Q4 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 371,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 592,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,213 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 65,864 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,233,779 sh (+0.08%)
Chase Coleman Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
John Burbank 60,000 sh (-96.80%)
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Q1 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 22,400 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,090,600 sh (+193.41%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 303,500 sh (+10.73%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,194,229 sh (-1.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,513 sh (-20.95%)
Steven Cohen 410,200 sh (-30.80%)
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Q2 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Pioneer Investments 296,198 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 145,530 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,943,300 sh (+373.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,189,172 sh (-0.23%)
Jim Simons 638,700 sh (-41.44%)
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Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
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Kate Spade & Co designs and markets accessories and apparel under three brands namely kate spade new york, KATE SPADE SATURDAY and JACK SPADE.

Kate Spade & Co, formerly Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., was incorporated in January 1976 in the State of Delaware. The Company designs and markets accessories and apparel under two multichannel lifestyle brands: kate spade new york and Jack Spade. The Company's four category pillars- women's, men's, children's and home-span demographics, genders and geographies. In addition, the Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group, markets brands through department stores and serves J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc. (JCPenney) via exclusive supplier agreements for the LIZ CLAIBORNE and MONET jewelry lines. In addition, the Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group, markets brands through department stores as well as serves J.C. Penney via exclusive supplier agreements for the Liz Claiborne and Monet jewelry lines and Kohl's via an exclusive supplier agreement for Dana Buchman jewelry. The Company also has licenses for the Liz Claiborne New York brand, available at QVC and Lizwear, which is distributed through the club store channel.

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 21.41
KATE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.55 vs. KATE: 21.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KATE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.66  Med: 21.87 Max: 139.71
Current: 21.41
8.66
139.71
Forward P/E 18.12
KATE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. KATE: 18.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.68
KATE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.22 vs. KATE: 21.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KATE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.38  Med: 20.93 Max: 115.06
Current: 21.68
6.38
115.06
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 31.37
KATE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.69 vs. KATE: 31.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
KATE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 21.22 Max: 2173.33
Current: 31.37
7.2
2173.33
P/B 7.14
KATE's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. KATE: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KATE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.15 Max: 81
Current: 7.14
0.12
81
P/S 1.69
KATE's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. KATE: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KATE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.9 Max: 42.3
Current: 1.69
0.04
42.3
PFCF 22.45
KATE's PFCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.21 vs. KATE: 22.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KATE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 16.14 Max: 110.77
Current: 22.45
0.83
110.77
POCF 14.20
KATE's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. KATE: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KATE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 10.95 Max: 533.33
Current: 14.2
0.46
533.33
EV-to-EBIT 16.56
KATE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. KATE: 16.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.4  Med: -1.1 Max: 4473.2
Current: 16.56
-125.4
4473.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.17
KATE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
57% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.82 vs. KATE: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.7  Med: 9.5 Max: 241
Current: 12.17
-67.7
241
Current Ratio 2.75
KATE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. KATE: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KATE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.34 Max: 4.12
Current: 2.75
0.86
4.12
Quick Ratio 1.79
KATE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. KATE: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KATE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.79
0.33
2.89
Days Inventory 152.01
KATE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 107.43 vs. KATE: 152.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KATE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.15  Med: 132.2 Max: 368.76
Current: 152.01
88.15
368.76
Days Sales Outstanding 18.09
KATE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 45.79 vs. KATE: 18.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KATE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.45  Med: 37.91 Max: 81.47
Current: 18.09
28.45
81.47
Days Payable 75.48
KATE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 50.82 vs. KATE: 75.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KATE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.83  Med: 76.04 Max: 311.31
Current: 75.48
33.83
311.31

Buy Back

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.20
KATE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
96% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. KATE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KATE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.64 Max: 12.51
Current: 0.2
0.48
12.51
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.10
KATE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. KATE: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KATE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: 0.6 Max: 8.2
Current: -3.1
-9.2
8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 13.31
KATE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. KATE: 13.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KATE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 4.59 Max: 300.81
Current: 13.31
0.98
300.81
Price/Median PS Value 1.94
KATE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. KATE: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KATE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.04 Max: 36.42
Current: 1.94
0.07
36.42
Price/Graham Number 3.58
KATE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
84% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. KATE: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KATE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.75 Max: 30.08
Current: 3.58
0.85
30.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.00
KATE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. KATE: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.6 Max: 12.6
Current: 6
0.1
12.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.45
KATE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. KATE: 10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KATE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.4  Med: 13.25 Max: 116.7
Current: 10.45
-45.4
116.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,300
EPS (TTM) $ 0.80
Beta1.47
Short Percentage of Float8.42%
52-Week Range $15.10 - 26.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)128.03

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,386 1,527 1,798
EPS ($) 0.70 0.95 1.42
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.70 0.95 1.42
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
30.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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